Protecting and promoting patients’ interests – licensing providers of NHS services

Closed 22 Oct 2012

Opened 15 Aug 2012


The Department of Health has launched a public consultation on the proposed regulations on Licensing of health providers and invites you to respond.

The Licensing consultation is about:

  • who will need to hold a licence from a Monitor;
  • the circumstances in which providers who are licensed can have a say in any changes to the standard conditions in their licence;
  • the fines Monitor will be able to impose if a provider breaches its licence conditions, delivers services without a licence or fails to supply Monitor with required information.


  • Voluntary groups
  • Community groups
  • Charities
  • Civil society
  • Advocacy or support organisations
  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Clinicians
  • Managers
  • Commissioners
  • Doctors
  • Midwives
  • Paramedics
  • Dentists
  • Foundation Trusts
  • Regulatory body
  • Academic/ Professional institution
  • Employer representatives
  • Employee representatives
  • Trade union
  • Deaneries
  • Local authority
  • Social care provider
  • Members of the public
  • Patients
  • Service users


  • Commissioning
  • Regulation